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Hawaii Renewable energy

Hawaii Island is moving forward with its renewable energy goal, and rooftop solar continues to be front and center in the plan for hitting 100% Statewide by 2040. Key factors in 2020 were the gradual return of the Puna Geothermal Venture, which came back online in November, increased solar and wind production, and reduced energy… 

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The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar has been extended!

There is excellent news for solar this festive season! The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar has been extended  as part of the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill, signed into law by the President on December 27th 2020. US federal tax payers who purchase and install a solar system in 2021 and 2022 will now be eligible for… 

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Reserve Grid Space

Now for Hawaii Solar Programs in 2018 ‘Controllable Customer Grid Supply’ CGS+ and ‘Smart Export’

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Update: Grid Supply does not end Saturday

Original Article How to check if you will get approved The Hawaiian Electric Companies (HEI) will close the Customer Grid-Supply (CGS) programs that credit home solar customers for the excess electricity they send to the grid this Saturday, October 21st.  As of October 10th, the program had the following capacity remaining for rooftop solar. The main…